2016 Sacagawea Native American Code Talkers Dollars
POSITION A – Edge lettering reads upside-down when the Sacagawea Portrait faces up
POSITION B – Edge lettering reads normally when the Sacagawea Portrait faces up
Design retains the central figure of the Sacagawea design first produced in 2000 with the inscriptions LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST. Sacagawea was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an interpreter and guide during their exploration of the Western United States.
The 2016 Native American Code Talkers in World War I and World War II. The reverse design features two helmets—one in the shape of the U.S. helmets used in World War I and the other in the shape of a World War II helmet. Next to them are the inscriptions WWI and WWII. Behind the helmets are two feathers that form a V, symbolizing victory, unity and the important role that the code talkers played in both world wars. Additional inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, $1 and CODE TALKERS.